The "Pillars of Creation" frae the Eagle Nebula. Evidence frae the Spitzer Telescope suggests that the pillars mey already hae been destroyed bi a supernova explosion, but the licht shawin us the destruction will nae reach the Yird for anither millennium.[1]

A nebula (Laitin for "clood";[2] pl. nebulae, nebulæ, or nebulas) is an interstellar clood o dust, hydrogen, helium an ither ionized gases.